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Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Fri Jul 19 14:51:00 GMT 2013


On Jul 19 13:57, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Jul 19 13:40, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > On Jul 18 15:15, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> > > [What an odd subject line]
> > > On Thu, Jul 18, 2013 at 04:23:32PM +0100, trefor.2.edwards@bt.com wrote:
> > > >I have a very recent version of Cygwin and using the SIPP application.
> > > >This calls nanosleep from within a thread.
> > > 
> > > "Very recent" is not a precise enough distinction for debugging
> > > problems.
> > > 
> > > See: http://cygwin.com/problems.html .
> > > 
> > > >Effectively , every second, the application
> > > >
> > > >*         Creates a thread
> > > >
> > > >*         Calls nanosleep 9 times.
> > > >
> > > >*         Deletes the thread
> > > >
> > > >And every second, according to windows task manager, it one more handle
> > > >is being used.  Eventually it runs out of resources and crashes.
> > > 
> > > Seems like a simple test case would show this.  Please provide one.
> > 
> > I think I know what's going on, but cgf is right, a simple testcase
> > showing this behaviour would be helpful for testing.
> 
> Never mind, I created my own testcase.  My hunch was correct, the
> per-thread timer handle didn't get closed when the thread exits.
> 
> I applied a patch, and I'll create new Cygwin snapshots for 32 and 64
> bit today.  Pleas give them a try (http://cygwin.com/snapshots/).

Snapshots are up.


Corinna

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